There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Submissions are considered for either the print journal or an online feature and are welcome during the spring and fall reading periods:

January 1 - May 1

July 1 - November 1

*Note: We no longer charge a submission fee

Consequence Forum is an independent, non-profit organization that publishes two monthly features online (in addition to other online content) and a print journal in the fall and the spring. We are interested in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, reviews, visual art, and translations focused on the human consequences and realities of war and geopolitical violence. We do not consider work previously published in English. Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Fiction: Short story (up to 5,000 words), Flash (up to 3 pieces or 1000 words), and Excerpts (up to 5,000 words)
Nonfiction: Interviews, Reviews, Essays, and Narrative Nonfiction (all up to 5,000 words)
Poetry: Up to 5 poems of any form (please label the file with the number of poems, e.g. “Three_Poems”)
Visual Art: Artwork, Graphic Narratives, Video Essays, and Photo Essays
Translations: Accepted if the author’s permission has been granted